“Game changing” £80m funding for brownfield development

The government has allocated £80m to brownfield regeneration in an effort to meet housebuilding targets and demand. In a move welcomed in some quarters the money will be used to “transform neglected land into beautiful and thriving communities.”  The money will be focused on developing council-owned brownfield sites and from today (13th December), councils will […]

“Everything you need to know about digital onboarding”

In this latest interview by InfoTrack, Sam Jordan, COO from InfoTrack, is joined by David Opie, Managing Director of Today’s Media, and Nathan Kapoor, Managing Partner at Charles Coleman Solicitors. Together, they have explored how to identify the processes to keep and how to ensure the successful adoption of your new digital approach. This new […]

LSB consults on 2024/25 business plan

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has asked for views on its proposed business plan and budget for the 2024/25 year to ensure it remains focused on “delivering a legal services market that better meets society’s needs.” To achieve this it has outlined a 13.9% increase on last year’s budget of £4.7m, to £5.3m, a real […]

2024 will see mortgage terms lengthen further

Will 2024 be the end of the short-term mortgage? That is the question posed by Nathan Reilly, Director of Twenty7tec as he looks ahead to 2024 and the trends the mortgage advisor platform has seen throughout 2023.  Their data shows that in 2023, 70.73% of mortgage searches were for terms of 25 years and over; […]

6 key reasons why SME law firms should develop a sustainability strategy for 2024

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues become a priority for businesses the world over, sustainability and ESG planning are important considerations for SME law firms. According to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) who identify key areas of ESG risk by market and discipline, there are a number of concerns that SME law firms […]